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McCarthy: Dispelling 'Myths'
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Jul 8, 2014 10:56 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- If nothing else, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy hopes a trip to Missouri this week to talk to farmers and agribusiness representatives will help to dispel what she said are "myths" about the agency's proposed Clean Water Act rule.

During a conference call with reporters Tuesday ahead of a farm tour in the Columbia, Mo., area Wednesday and a speech before the Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City Thursday, McCarthy wasted little time tackling claims made by agriculture interest groups and others about the proposed rule.

"Unfortunately there is a growing list of misunderstandings going around and we're ...

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